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Legislative Finance Committee Director David Abbey Updates Chamber's Board on Latest Fiscal Projections, Legislative Priorities

Can Increased Revenue Lead to Long-Term Fiscal Stability?: Legislative Finance Committee Director David Abbey Updates Chamber’s Board on Latest Fiscal Projections, Legislative Priorities

Legislative Finance Director David Abbey described at the Chamber’s December Board meeting how an “explosion in oil and gas production” is driving continued growth in state revenues, while foreshadowing that fiscal projections in December would be somewhat lower than the historic highs forecast in the LFC’s last quarterly report. Director Abbey also described New Mexico’s …

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Economic Development Award

Economic Development Award: Chamber Receives Award From New Mexico Gas Company Supporting Advocacy Work for Bold Issues Groups

At the Chamber’s Education Reform Bold Issues Group event this week, New Mexico Gas Company Manager of Economic Development and Community Affairs Mary Homan presented Chamber President and CEO Terri Cole and Board Chair Mike Canfield with a $10,000 economic development award. The award will support the work of the Chamber’s Bold Issues Groups, which …

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education matters

Education Matters: Public Education Department Secretary-Designate Ryan Stewart Addresses Chamber Event on Public Education Priorities and Goals

Chamber President & CEO Terri Cole moderates a Q&A session with New Mexico Public Education Secretary-Designate Ryan Stewart at this week’s Education Reform Bold Issues Group event On Wednesday, the Chamber hosted New Mexico Public Education Department Secretary-Designate Ryan Stewart at its 2019 Education Reform Bold Issues Group (BIG) event at the Embassy Suites in …

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Dr. Paul Roth

Decades of Service: UNM Health System CEO and Chamber Board Member Dr. Paul Roth Announces Retirement

After more than 40 years at the University of New Mexico โ€” including more than 25 years as the dean of the medical school and nearly 15 years as Health Sciences Chancellor โ€” Dr. Paul Roth announced his retirement last week. The Chamber offers its congratulations and gratitude for everything Dr. Roth has contributed to …

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2020 State Budget Outlook and Early Childhood Fund

2020 State Budget Outlook and Early Childhood Fund: Chamber Board Hosts DFA Secretary Olivia Padilla-Jackson and Thornburg Foundation Early Childhood Policy Expert Michael Weinberg

Department of Finance and Administration Secretary Olivia Padilla-Jackson presents to the Chamber’s Board on the state’s budget projections With the 2020 legislative session fast approaching, the Chamber’s October Board meeting featured a pair of speakers who addressed key topics likely to be addressed by legislators, including a new permanent fund to support the programs of …

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ABQ Voters

2019 Election Results: Chamber-Backed City Projects Broadly Supported By Albuquerque Voters, Democracy Dollars Narrowly Defeated

Albuquerque went to the polls last week to vote on a wide variety of bond questions and candidates for City Council and the APS school board, and Chamber-backed funding for important infrastructure, community development, and public safety projects in Albuquerque โ€“ none of which will raise taxes and all of which benefit the city and …

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